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MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
on for this president. joining me now is political strategist angela rye. thank you both for being with us. >> thank you, reverend al. >> jarret, let me go to you first. tax fairness is a big part of what the president wants to get done. take a look at this. there are many middle class households that are actually paying a higher tax rate than households that make over a million dollars a year because they don't get most of their money from investments. will the president's policies change this problem? >> they will and they already are, to some extent. but there's more to be done there, just like the president just said. in the deal that ended the fiscal cliff, the tax rate at least for folks at the very top of the income scale, above $450,000, on capital gains and dividends, capital gains is what you get when you sell an appreciated stock. its value goes up. those are called capital gains. 20% is already below the tax rate that folks at the top of the scale pay on their earnings. so the president is saying there's a lot more room there to close out some of those loopholes and deductions. you mentioned
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
with mobilizations around political prisoners, the wilmington 10, angela davis. >> the wilmington 10 had been pardoned by the governor. >> many of these movements intersecting, involving other targeted black people. she had been a longstanding proponent of having more blacks in the curriculum. she is against the war in vietnam. the need for black people in political office, independent political power. these are all issues that she had been working on for a decade. that are at the heart of the black power movement. she then becomes part of and takes part in various black power mobilizations, she attends the gary conventions. the national black conventions in gary, indiana to make the national party's take black political power seriously. in 1968, she attends one of the bigger conferences in philadelphia. she would go and sit, learn, she often do her sewing. after the 1967 detroit riot, there are all of these police riots. police aggression, violence. one of the most egregious, three men are killed by riot police. the police claim a gunbattle, although no guns are found on the young men. the p
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
that meeting discussing how to curb gun violence. angela also brooks and police chief tom manger are is et to speak at the event. >>> we expect to learn more about young people in the district and their struggles thanks to the group, raise d.c. the group released some of the numbers already. six in ten students graduate high school in four years. 42% of them are employed full-time. 10,000 low income youths between 16 and 24 don't have a job and aren't in school. raise d.c. includes school's chancellor kaya henderson and leaders from the business sector and other organizations. it's to help young people in d.c. from the time they start school to job opportunities ach high school. >>> look for changes at the pentagon station. metro is closing the station's south entrance so crews can replace three escalators there. when completed this fall, they will be similar to the ones built at the dupont circle station. the north entrance will stay open during the construction. >>> all right. the reports surrounding boxing legend muhammad ali that has his family punching back this morning. >>> keeping a
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
will host the meeting discussing how to curb gun violence. prince george's county state's attorney angela also brooks and montgomery county police chief thomas manger are set to speak at the event. it comes on the same day that president obama travels to minneapolis to push his gun control legislation. the gun control debate came up during the super bowl. this commercial ran here in washington during the game. the ad ran at the beginning of the third quarter last night. it shows the nra's executive vice president after the shooting in columbine high school in 1999. he supported closing a loophole on background checks. the ad was paid for by the group mayors against illegal guns co-chaired by new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >>> 14 before the top of the hour right now. you better believe it's going to be a fun couple of days in baltimore much the city is celebrating the ravens super bowl victory. >> you know, that celebration really started minutes after the game ended last night. fans poured into the streets in baltimore's federal hill neighborhood. we are not hearing of any arrests at
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